2014 Women's Cross Country
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Halle Richards returns for the Bears after finishing 17th nationally last season.
Wed, Aug. 27, 2014 - [Women's Cross Country]
SSU jumps five slots from final poll last season
Mon, Jul. 28, 2014 - [Women's Cross Country]
Bears play host for Mid-South Conference Championship
Fri, Jan. 10, 2014 - [Women's Cross Country]
Putnam was also the MSC Coach of the Year on both the men's and women's side in 2013.
Thu, Dec. 19, 2013 - [Women's Cross Country & Track]
Rebecca Day, Lisa Davies and Star Emmert earn induction into SSU Hall of Fame while Bill Rockwell is Home Team Award winner.
Halle Richards returns for the Bears after finishing 17th nationally last season.
Recent Women's Cross Country Headlines
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Cross Country - Thu, Dec. 5, 2013

Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings | Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Information

PORTSMOUTH – Shawnee State University is ranked seventh nationally in the first release of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. This ranking reflects an athletic departments national success across the entire athletic department. The inaugural release includes a seventh-place finish from men's cross country and 13th-place finish from women's cross country.

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Women's Cross Country - Sat, Nov. 23, 2013

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Women's cross country posted its best-ever score at the NAIA Championships and tied for its highest finish ever as it placed 13th overall with a team score of 342. This team finish ties the 2008 team which also finished 13th at nationals. Halle Richards also became the Bears' first All-American since the 2011 season and just the fourth different All-American in program history.

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Women's Cross Country - Sat, Nov. 23, 2013

PORTSMOUTH – Women's cross country heads to the NAIA Championship this weekend in contention for the program's best-ever finish at the national meet. The Bears enter the meet as the No. 15 team in the country, matching the highest ranking they have ever held. The national meet will take place on Saturday, November 23 at Rim Rock Farm. This is the same course that the Bears competed on during the NAIA Preview Meet. The women's race will start at 12:45 p.m. in east, 11:45 a.m. in the central time zone where the race is being run.

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Women's Cross Country - Fri, Nov. 22, 2013

NAIA Scholar-Athletes

PORTSMOUTH – Two members of the women's cross country were named NAIA Scholar-Athletes as announced by the national office. Stephanie Cleland and Amber Smith, both seniors, each earned this academic accolade. To be eligible for this honor, student-athletes must be in junior or senior academic standing with a least a 3.25 GPA.

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Women's Cross Country - Mon, Nov. 18, 2013

Shawnee State Athletics is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame Class of 2014. The Class of 2014 will be inducted during the University's Homecoming Weekend. The official Homecoming Game is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014 vs. Georgetown College. In preparation for this event, we are asking for nominations of deserving candidates. Criteria for membership into Shawnee State's Hall of Fame are listed below.